RN - Med / Surg

Location: Petersburg, VA

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

A Med/Surg Nurse performs a variety of duties from entry to discharge with a patient. Medical Surgical RN's work directly with patients and also may assist a physician with procedures. A Med/Surg Registered Nurse can step in and perform the duties of a charge nurse when needed.

Responsibilities

As a Med/Surg RN your duties consist of:
  • Performing patient admissions and assessments.
  • Distributing prescribed medications.
  • Logging patient care regarding procedures and the results of their tests.
  • Carrying out doctors orders.
  • Review labs and the results of other tests.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Med/Surg Registered Nurse within the past two years.
  • Active RN License in good standing.
  • Up to date BLS from American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Petersburg, VA

If you are searching for a location for your next Travel Nursing assignment that combines scenic views, cultural experiences, and a variety of choices for how to spend your free time, Virginia could be the perfect choice.  Bordered by the Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, it's hard to find an inch of the state lacking in gorgeous sights. 

The thrill-seeking in spirit can explore Shenandoah National Park. Among the adventures to be had there are the Shenandoah Caverns, where you can take an elevator 200+ feet down to take in breathtaking cave formations. The Blue Ridge Mountains offer beautiful sights and the Traveling RN doubling as a beer enthusiast would enjoy touring the Brew Ridge Trail, which takes you through the mountains to six different craft breweries. 

If you hope to soak in some culture when you choose a Travel Nursing assignment, you will find it in Richmond, a city filled with dining, music, and art. Monument Avenue and Historic Downtown are chalk full of American history. Ocean lovers will find themselves at home in Virginia Beach, the perfect place for a Travel Nurse to relax on a beach chair or try something new such as surfing or whale watching. 

A variety of features across the state along with signature southern hospitality make Virginia a great choice for a Traveling RN assignment. Call Nurses PRN to see what we have available! 

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Licensing: Compact.
Licensing Board: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/